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We Need to Talk, Jewish Working Women's Network and Young Women's Philanthropy Present

Parenting in the Present

  • Virtual Event
  • Thursday, September 24th at 7:30 pm
  • Amy Wayne - (248) 203-1483

September 24 @ 7:30 PM 8:30 PM

Whether your child is just starting pre-school or heading back to college, meeting the social, emotional and academic needs of your family has never been more challenging. Seasoned educator Alyse Belkin and mental health professional Brooke Bendix will help us navigate the start of the school year and beyond with helpful information and concrete tips and strategies. There will be ample time for Q&A, but feel free to submit your questions for Alyse and Brooke in advance. 

Questions? Contact Amy at or Marianne and

This online event is intended for parents with children of all ages. 

About the Presenters
Alyse Belkin is the owner of Belkin Tutoring, supporting students in
preschool-college, and works part-time at Roeper as the 6-12 grade Resource Room/Coordinator of accommodations for standardized testing/ACT and College Board. She has 27 years of classroom experience, having taught first and second grade for West Bloomfield Public Schools. She has a BA in Education from the University of Michigan; Masters in Reading and an Ed.S. from Oakland University. She is working on earning a 2E (Twice Exceptional) certification. Alyse is the mother of two grown children and the grandmother of one. 

Brooke Bendix, LMSW is a Licensed Psychotherapist and founder of Therapyology PLLC, a private mental health practice with a mission of empowering the next generation to lead a more valued life. With over 14 years of clinical experience in the field of mental health, she provides individual and group therapy to children, teens and families. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Chicago as well as a clinical fellowship in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help individuals develop healthy coping skills to manage their emotions, thoughts and behaviors.


(248) 203-1483


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